Birds Of The Future

Created by Charles Campbell   at Fresh Oysters Performance Research 512 E 24th St, Minneapolis Thursday, May 25 – Saturday, June 8, 2019. All shows 8:00pm A piece about apocalypse, chaos, and hope. A taxonomy of failed utopian impulses. A cycle of nostalgic atrophy. The urge to transcend cyclic utopian collapse. Tenderness, danger, migration, apocalyptic…

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Picture from Want

Want (2018) Created by Charles Campbell in collaboration with the performers Erika Hansen & Megan Mayer Commissioned as part of the 2018 Right Here Showcase Walking in New York city in April 2018, I was struck by the sight of a building that as so tall and thin it looked like a toy. Back in…

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Photo from Appetite (2017)

Created by Charles Campbell APPETITE was an experiment in performance using the principle of audio feedback as a creative tool made live in collaboration between Skewed Visions co-founder Charles Campbell and composer/sound designer Ted Moore. Part concert, part storytelling, part film, part consumption-machine lovefeast, APPETITE could be described as the re-telling of history after the…

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Picture from Losing Kantor

Created by Charles Campbell Losing Kantor played for 8 performances between October 7 and 22, 2016 at Fresh Oysters Performance Research Tadeusz Kantor was an influential and uncompromisingly radical visual artist and theater-maker born in Poland in 1925. His drawings, paintings, objects, writings, theories, and performances continue to influence many artists internationally, and were always a…

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Photo from EX - Created by Charles Campbell, October 2014

Created by Charles Campbell, October 2014 Performers: Charles Campbell, Annie Enneking, Megan Mayer, Billy Mullaney Lights: Heidi Eckwall Sound: Ellie Finch Suit building: Alison Heimstead Production Manager: Blake Bolan What was EX? It was not an epic story of human struggle. It was not a political parable for our times. It was not about you and your…

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photo from Black water (2012)

Created by Charles Campbell Performers: Charles Campbell, Megan Mayer, Laurie Van Wieren Lights: Heidi Eckwall Object Design: Irve Dell Construction: Willis Bowman, Irve Dell, Alex Walton Video: Kevin Obsatz Sound: Ellie Finch Projection Manager: Alex Grant Drone Pilot: Brandon Reinert Production Manager: Megan Mayer Black Water was created in the former Spiro’s Mediterranean Market space on the University Avenue corridor…

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Photo Please Remain Seated

Created by Charles Campbell, Gülgün Kayim, and Sean Kelley-Pegg As part of Northern Spark: a nuit blanche (2011), Skewed Visions presented Please Remain Seated, overnight from June 4 at 8:55pm to June 5 at 5:28am. Skewed Visions’ contribution to this event was a set of audio performances tailored for the 15 festival buses and their…

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Photo Cubicle 2 - phone

Curated by Charles Campbell Cubicle2 (2010-2011) was the second our series of online-specific curated creations. Exploring the intersection of identity and the internet, this season invited artists to explore site-based work with the internet as a virtual site. Click on an image to view that episode. CUBICLE2 Artists: Avye Alexandres: Anamorph Aether; a quintessent collage. Jaime Carrera…

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Photo Cubicle1 Logo

Curated by Charles Campbell Cubicle (2009-2010) was Skewed Visions’ series of podcasts meant to be watched while at work. Each month a different artist created a new episode. In addition to exploring issues of the contemporary work place (or non-place), this series invited artists to explore site-based work with the internet as a virtual site.…

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Photo He Woke Up In A Strange Place Called Home And Although Looking For Bed He Kept Finding Death Instead

Created by Charles Campbell Performers: Blake Bolan, Charles Campbell, Katie Kaufmann, Tara King, Cherri Macht, Theresa Madaus, Megan Mayer, Monica Thomas, Laurie Van Wieren Video Performers: Arthur M. Campbell, Arthur G. M. Campbell, Charles Campbell Video: Kevin Obsatz Sound: Elliott Durko Lynch Bed: Willis Bowman Lighting consultant: Heidi Eckwall Notes on He Woke Up In A Strange Place Called Home And Although Looking For Bed…

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